INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSIONS

International student applicants must complete the steps listed below.

Apply to Cayuga as an International Student

Send all material to:

Admissions Office
Cayuga Community College
197 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY 13021-3099 USA

admissions@cayuga-cc.edu

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY/TOEFL INFORMATION

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to demonstrate an acceptable level of English language proficiency. Complete and return the TOEFL Information Form to the Admissions Office or e-mail the form to admissions@cayuga-cc.edu.

Minimal TOEFL scores:

  • Paper: 500
  • Computer: 175
  • Internet: 61

Visit www.toefl.org for exam information. Cayuga’s Institution Code is 2010.

ACADEMIC RECORDS

International applicants are encouraged to have their high school transcripts evaluated or college credit transferred by an accredited organization. Visit the World Education Services.

Students who do not submit their international transcripts with evaluation will need to take a placement test to be accepted.

FOREIGN STUDENT FINANCIAL STATEMENT (required for F-1 Students)

F-1 visa applicants are required to demonstrate that they have financial resources to cover their educational expenses while attending Cayuga Community College.

Complete and submit the Foreign Student Financial Statement and attach a recent notarized bank statement supporting the information reported on the form.

PHOTO IDENTIFICATION

Provide a copy of an official government-issued form of identification, such as a passport.

ESTIMATED COST OF INTERNATIONAL ATTENDANCE

Academic Year
(9 Months)
Calendar Year
(12 Months) *
Housing ** $ 11,215 $ 16,822
Lattimore Hall Application Fee $ 275 $ 275
Lattimore Hall Security Deposit $ 300 $ 300
Mandatory Activity Fee $ 40 (per semester) $ 40 (per semester)
Mandatory Fees (estimated) $ 544 $ 816
Tuition (estimated) *** $ 8,998 $ 13,497
Personal Expenses $ 1,057 $ 1,585
Transportation **** $ 1,163 $ 1,745
Books & Supplies $ 1,250 $ 1,875
TOTALS $ 24,842 $ 36,955

NOTE: Please note: All international students must have health insurance that is valid in the United States. Students may either show proof of such insurance or purchase international student health insurance.

* Additional expenses for remaining in the US and taking a full-time course load in the summer (students may enroll part time during the summer, additional fees apply for online coursework), subject to change
** Based upon 2016-2017 Lattimore Hall costs, subject to change
*** Tuition and fees are based on 2016-2017 costs, additional fees may apply, subject to change
**** Local bus transportation to and from college is free to Cayuga students, estimated costs excludes airfare
Including food, please note: costs may vary depending on eating habits and personal care. Students from warm climates should allow an additional $500 for purchase of cold weather clothing
This amount must be reflected in your Bank Statement and the Foreign Student Financial Statement

PAYMENT INFORMATION

FIRST SEMESTER TUITION DEPOSIT

Please note: The first semester’s tuition and fees of $4,920 (refundable if unable to attend) is due before the I-20 and acceptance is issued. Students may pay with cash, wire transfer, (Flywire – tuition payment process which allows students to pay from any country and any bank) or a valid Visa or MasterCard.

FLYWIRE – INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PAYMENTS

Cayuga Community College has partnered with Flywire to streamline the tuition payment process. Flywire allows you to pay from any country and any bank. They also offer excellent foreign exchange rates, allowing you to pay in your home currency (in most cases). Students can track the progress of their payment throughout the transfer process via a student dashboard and be notified via email when their payment is received.

Students need their Student ID (your C #) in order to submit payment to Flywire.

FINANCIAL AID FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Cayuga Community College has NO financial aid or scholarships available for international students. Students must demonstrate ability to pay for their total educational and living expenses for their entire enrollment at Cayuga.

An international student may be eligible for International Student Loans if they have a cosigner who is a US citizen or permanent resident (green card). For a comprehensive explanation on the costs of investing in an American education and how to begin your international student financial aid search, we encourage you to visit the following helpful site, produced by the US Department of State.

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

New York State Public Health Law 2165 requires all college students born after 1956, and taking 6 credit hours or more during a semester, to provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. The law also requires colleges to distribute information about meningococcal disease and vaccinations to all students taking 6 credit hours or more, whether they live on or off campus.

For more information on what you will need to provide, see Immunization Requirements.